Benjamin Britton, Panic Americana, oil on canvas, 96 x 180"


Department of Art Alumni

Following graduation from the UCLA Department of Art, many alumni are featured in solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in art galleries across the world, from Blum & Poe in Los Angeles to Tate Modern in London.


Recent Alumni Highlights / Current Exhibitions on View

September 2018 Rob Thom, MFA '04 in solo exhibition at M+B, Los Angeles, California.

June 3-Sept 2, 2018 Carmen Argote BA ’04, MFA ‘07, Nikita Gale, MFA'16, Eamon Ore-Giron, MFA ‘06, EJ Hill, MFA '85, and Naotaka Hiro, BA ‘97 in biennial, made in L.A. 2018, at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California and featured in the Los Angeles Times article Hammer Museum announces artists for 'Made in L.A. 2018'; expect the biennial to get political.

Apr 14-May 26, 2018 Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in solo exhibition at Document, Chicago, Illinois.

Apr 14-May 13, 2018 Tristan Unrau, MFA '17 in solo exhibition, A New Day, at Phil Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Apr 14-May 12, 2018 Ivan Iannoli, MFA '11 in solo exhibition, In Three Parts Vol. 1: Condo, at Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico, in conjunction with Condo Mexico City and Bass & Reiner Gallery.

Apr 14-May 12, 2018 Becky Kolsrud, MFA '12 in group exhibition, Condo Mexico, at Galeria Mascota, Mexico City, Mexico, in conjunction with Condo Mexico City and Tif Sigfrids and Howard's (Athens).

Apr 4-May 5, 2018 Ray Barsante, BA '16 and Ammon Rost, BA '04 in two person exhibition, Rudder, a ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 24-May 5, 2018 Zara Feeney, BA '10 in solo exhibition, Overture, at Eastern Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 23-May 27, 2018 Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in solo exhibition, Man Made Moon, at Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 18-Aug 19, 2018 Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in group exhibition, Being: New Photogtaphy, at Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York.

Mar 17-Apr 28, 2018 Ariane Vielmetter, BA ’08 in solo exhibition, The Melancholy Spring, at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 17-Apr 28, 2018 Vanessa Conte, MFA ’04 in solo exhibition, To The Torrid Sea I Fall, at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 17-Apr 21, 2018 Rachel Mason, BA ’01 in solo exhibition, Star Death and The Pain Body, at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 10-Apr 21, 2018 Christiane Lyons, MFA '04 in solo exhibition, Some Women, at Meliksetian | Briggs West Hollywood, California.

March-August 2018 Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08 was named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and awarded a grant for her residency in St. Petersburg, Russia from March 2018 through August 2018.

Feb 24-May 26, 2018 Maren Hassinger, MFA '73 in solo exhibition, Maren Hassinger: The Spirit of Things, at Art + Practice, Los Angeles, California.

Feb 10-July 1, 2018 Meleko Mokgosi, MFA '11 in solo exhibition, Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power, at Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, California.

Feb 8-April 7, 2018 Jim Defrance, MA '65 in retrospective exhibition, Jim DeFrance: A Retrospective, at Orange Coast College Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, California.

Prior to Mar 31, 2018 Past Alumni Highlights



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